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phobic disorders (phobias)

 atype of anxiety disorder, of a persistent and irrational fearof an object or situation that is often unreasonable and unfounded in proportion to the threat,and which may interfere with an individuals function in daily life.

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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.